tomato psyllid

noun

Definition of tomato psyllid

: a psyllid bug (Paratrioza cockerelli) that is a pest on tomatoes and potatoes in parts of the western U.S.

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“Tomato psyllid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tomato%20psyllid. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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